Some of the world's largest oil companies lost crucial appeals in federal court yesterday. The decisions could shape the outcome of lawsuits filed by California municipalities that accuse the industry of causing damage related to sea-level rise and other climate impacts.
If rural residents elect influential politicians who distrust science, U.S. leadership on global issues suffers. Our nation and others are exposed to greater risk around issues like climate change and pandemic response.
The European Union's proposed €750 billion fund to help the bloc recover from the coronavirus crisis will have green strings attached, with 25% of all funding set aside for climate action, the European Commission has said.
There is little doubt that the enforced shutdown of normal commerce has played a major role in the air quality improvements we're seeing. The question is whether the temporary environmental gains from this unintended experiment in disease containment can be extended.
Chevron Corp shareholders on Wednesday voted to approve a proposal demanding that the company issue a report on its climate change related lobbying activities, a major win for activists against big oil.
Two new studies led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego highlight the significance of long-term observations for understanding ocean climate trends and events, including record-shattering marine heatwaves.
The bill requires the Independent Fiscal Office to estimate the cost of the regulation. There is no requirement to calculate the environmental or economic benefits of a regulation or compare the cost to doing nothing.
Eight California cities and counties, including San Francisco and Oakland, want billions of dollars from fossil fuel companies, alleging they caused major climate problems, like rising seas and extreme weather.
Federal pipeline inspectors didn't like what they found when they looked at construction of the Permian Express pipeline. Unqualified welders were fusing the pipe together in central Texas, using unapproved methods.
A 16-year-old climate activist says she is trying to find “ways that we can continue to push Joe Biden … to adopt the progressive and bold policies that we know are necessary if he’s going to get the strength and the power of of young voters.”